The author points out strikingly different reactions to calamity. While many passengers of a devasta

The author points out strikingly different reactions to calamity. While …

The author points out strikingly different reactions to calamity. While many passengers of a devastating shipwreck were thankful to be alive, future presidential assassin Charles Guiteau saw his being spared as proof of his exceptionalism rather than of the grace from which he benefited.

Candice Millard